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Welcome to the Moth Reader wiki!

Moth is a 3D ebook reader. Check out this video to find out its features:

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Debian Administrator's handbook has been used for this demo.

You can get your copy of this great book from: http://debian-handbook.info/

Some screenshots:





Go to page dialog

Moth Readme:

The following tools and libraries need to be installed to build moth:

  • SConstruct is used to build the software. For more info see http://www.scons.org/
  • OpenGL
  • OpenGL Extension Wrangler "GLEW"
  • ftgl
  • libSDL
  • gdk-dev
  • poppler-glib
  • zenity (not in build time but in run time for dialogs)


SConstruct building tool is used to build moth. To build it do "scons" To install do "sudo scons install"

User manual

  • Use left and right arrows to flip pages back and forward.
  • Use mouse to move the book.
  • Hold shift and move mouse up and down to zoom in and zoom out.
  • Hold shift and use mouse wheel to zoom in and zoom out.
  • '+' - zoom in
  • '-' - zoom out
  • 'g' - open "goto page" dialog.
  • 'i' - open book index.
  • 's' - save a copy.
  • 'f' - find string. After you enter string to find:
  • 'n' - find the next occurrence of the given string.
  • 'p' - find the previous occurrence of the given string.
  • ESC - ends the program.